October, 2014

F-Stop Gear welcome international award-winning photographer Sim Chi Yin

F-Stop Gear welcome international award-winning photographer Sim Chi Yin

The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum and F-Stop Gear welcome international photographer Sim Chi Yin to St. Louis, Missouri. She will be presenting examples of her award winning assignments on Saturday, November 1, 2014 beginning at 5:00 PM at F-Stop Gear’s headquarters, located at 2653 Locust Street. Sim Chi Yin is an award-winning […]

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Happy Hobby Day: Flyable Model Airplanes and Historical Miniatures

Happy Hobby Day: Flyable Model Airplanes and Historical Miniatures

Two annual events on the same day, Nov. 2 SEATTLE – The Museum will be a haven for hobbyists on Sunday, Nov. 2. Model airplane builders and pilots will display their collections of flyable model airplanes, and the Northwest Historical Miniatures Gaming Society will take the floor with its annual exhibition of their fascinating hobby. […]

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Tool-sharpening workshop for the woodworker December 9

Tool-sharpening workshop for the woodworker December 9

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is hosting a tool-sharpening workshop on Tuesday, December 9 from 5-7 pm. in its boatshop. Participation is limited, with pre-registration needed. If taken care of properly, edge tools can last generations, making well-honed tools that can cut like new every time. Participants will learn the proper preparation for sharpening and […]

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Multi-Sensory “Cranberry Festival” Complements Traveling Exhibit Themes

Multi-Sensory “Cranberry Festival” Complements Traveling Exhibit Themes

An exhibit traveling to leading Children’s Museums across the country introduces families and school children to five indigenous Native American communities from New England. The exhibit’s arrival at Long Island Children’s Museum enables LICM staff to connect content with local Shinnecock culture and history during a weekend long, multi-sensory “Cranberry Festival” on November 15-16 from […]

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Academy Hosts First Overnight for Adults, March 7, 2015

Academy Hosts First Overnight for Adults, March 7, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (October 23, 2014) — Kids have been doing it at the museum since the mid-80s, and now adults can do it too. We’re talking about the first-ever adult overnight experience at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, where wearing pajamas in a museum got its start in this region. On Saturday, March […]

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2015 Exhibits Feature Live Deadly Snakes, N.J.’s Most Famous Dinosaur and More at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

2015 Exhibits Feature Live Deadly Snakes, N.J.’s Most Famous Dinosaur and More at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

PHILADELPHIA (October 21, 2014) — Get up close to live deadly snakes, revel in the grossness of animals, brush up on New Jersey’s most famous dinosaur, and see how you measure up to the largest snake that ever lived. 2015 brings a new year of engaging exhibitions at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel […]

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THE DAVIS MUSEUM at WELLESLEY COLLEGE APPOINTS  CLAIRE WHITNER, ASSOCIATE CURATOR  & MEREDITH FLUKE, KEMPER CURATOR OF ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

THE DAVIS MUSEUM at WELLESLEY COLLEGE APPOINTS CLAIRE WHITNER, ASSOCIATE CURATOR & MEREDITH FLUKE, KEMPER CURATOR OF ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

WELLESLEY, Mass. – Lisa Fischman, Ruth Gordon Shapiro ’37 Director of the Davis, has announced the appointments of Claire Whitner as Associate Curator and Meredith Fluke as the Kemper Curator of Academic Programs at the Davis Museum at Wellesley College. Claire Whitner joins the Davis from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, where she held […]

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New Narratives: Recent Work by University of Utah Art Faculty

Salt Lake City – The art faculty at the University of Utah are a dynamic and diverse group of contemporary artists and designers who teach, inspire and contribute in important ways to Utah’s cultural landscape. Starting October 24, the latest creations by these talented professors and instructors will be on view in a lively group […]

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Indulge in Chocolate: The Exhibition, a Mouth-Watering Experience Open Oct. 11 at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Indulge in Chocolate: The Exhibition, a Mouth-Watering Experience Open Oct. 11 at the Academy of Natural Sciences

PHILADELPHIA — A unique tropical tree. A seed so precious it was used as money. A spicy drink and a sweet snack. A multi-billion-dollar worldwide business. Chocolate is all this and much more. Indulge in the sumptuous world of chocolate starting Saturday, Oct. 11, when Chocolate: The Exhibition, presented by Mars Chocolate, opens at the […]

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Titanoboa, the Biggest Snake That Ever Roamed the Earth See it in Philadelphia Starting Feb. 14, 2015

Titanoboa, the Biggest Snake That Ever Roamed the Earth See it in Philadelphia Starting Feb. 14, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (October 14, 2014) — It is the biggest snake that ever roamed the planet, and it is coming to Philadelphia in February 2015. At 48 feet long and 2,500 pounds, Titanoboa cerrejonensis grew as long as a school bus and as heavy as a small car. It lived in very hot and humid climates […]

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A Galaxy of Celestial Beauty on Display at the James A. Michener Art Museum

A Galaxy of Celestial Beauty on Display at the James A. Michener Art Museum

Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography opens November 8 (Doylestown, PA) The James A. Michener Art Museum proudly announces a spectacle of galactic proportions entitled Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography. The exhibition is curated by Anthony Shostak, the Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, Maine, and will be on view through February 8, 2015. […]

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International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum elects Ellen Curlee Board of Directors President

International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum elects Ellen Curlee Board of Directors President

St. Louis – The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum (IPHF) is pleased to announce that arts professional and current board member Ellen Curlee has been elected President for the not-for-profit’s Board of Directors. Ellen Curlee has served the International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum as a member of their Board of Directors […]

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